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- Avoiding Pedestrian Accidents
Summer time means spending more time outdoors. Whether you’re walking to and from work, taking a lunch time stroll or just generally enjoying the sunshine, road safety should always be on your mind. Both pedestrians and motorists are responsible for keeping everyone safe on Ontario roads. Here are s … Read more »
- Land Transfer Tax and First-Time Home Buyers
Who Pays Land Transfer Tax? When you acquire land or beneficial interest land, you will pay land transfer tax to the province when it closes. Land transfer tax is normally based on the amount paid for the land, in addition to the amount remaining on any mortgage or debt that is assumed as part of th … Read more »
- Summertime, Boating Fun!
With the summer in full swing, many boating enthusiasts will be eager to get out onto the water. Living on Georgian Bay means we have the luxury of enjoying some of the most spectacular recreational boating in the world. Making sure you are up to date with current boating safety regulations, as well … Read more »
- Stuart v Stuart, 2019 ONSC
Interpreting a Will can be tricky. Certain words, phrases or clauses can be interpreted differently by different people and sometimes the Court needs to step in to provide the proper interpretation of same. In the case of Stuart v Stuart, the Court was asked to assist in the interpretation of severa … Read more »
- Who Owns The Waterfront at Your Cottage?
When people buy waterfront property, most of them assume they also own the waterfront. However, unless there is an express grant to the bed of navigable water, title to the body of water or stream bordering on or passing through a parcel of land does not pass with title to the property and title rem … Read more »